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Wed., May 2, 2007, 5:31 p.m.

HBO’s Best of the Local Blogs — 5/2/07

"Last weekend, the UI unveiled an artistic representation of what the Kibbie Dome will look like in a couple of years," writes Family Phil. "The end walls will be replaced with translucent panels. The field will be dug down 12 feet to add more seating and better sight lines. And the racquetball courts will be replaced with a "Vandal Village" where people can eat and drink while watching football games. This picture has not been officially released yet. I snapped a photo of it at the spring game, where it was on display." More here.

Starr Kelso/Go Figure offers Joan Baez rendition of "Amazing Grace" in memory of the 91 miners who died 35 years ago yesterday in the Sunshine Mine Disaster here.

*Jen/A Butterfly Moment admits she enjoyed doing the 1980s thing last night by going to the same Pizza Hut she enjoyed as a 15-year-old and then watching Johnny and Baby dirty-dance here.

*Katrina/Notes on a Napkin is impressed by her daughter's use of the idiom "get's under my skin" in a discussion how Katie's baby brother does just that here.

*A former year book adviser, Marianne Love/Slight Detour recalls how May was bittersweet at school, a time when she'd be saying goodbye to some students forever, and when yearbooks came out that day changed here.

*KaleJ/UnMuted Mumblings sez "peaceful activist" is an oxymoron b/c being an agent of change means the peace is going to be disturbed, as it was at Kent State 37 years ago here.

DFO: Cis sounds a bit down in the dumps after the loss of a dear aunt here. You might want to drop her a note and cheer her up.

Meanwhile, Frum Helen Back/Hauser Thoughts encounters a nurse who reads Huckleberries here, Dr. J/CastMD sez ERs are at the breaking point here, The Otis/BrodH20 tells of a harrowing trip down the Lochsaw here, Sara/F-Words talks about relationships here, John Rook has shocking before and after photos of Phil Spector here, and Granati/Orange Frog76 visits his Marine brother-in-law in San Diego here.

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.